The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 224 239 212
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -27
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 27 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.39% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.18% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 10
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Automation Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6669 6811 5018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.71% 96.47% 94.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5460 5433 3927
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,106
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the Yorkshire region.

Automation Tester Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Automation Tester Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +19 18 £40,000 +16.78% 3
North Yorkshire +2 8 £32,500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £28,500 - 1
Automation Tester
England

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Automation Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Automation Tester in their job title.

1 47 (87.04%) Selenium
2 46 (85.19%) Java
3 37 (68.52%) Automation Testing
4 27 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (46.30%) Test Scripting
6 23 (42.59%) C#
6 23 (42.59%) SQL
7 21 (38.89%) WebDriver
8 19 (35.19%) QA
8 19 (35.19%) ISEB
9 17 (31.48%) Degree
10 16 (29.63%) SoapUI
11 15 (27.78%) Test Planning
11 15 (27.78%) Non-Functional Testing
11 15 (27.78%) Selenium IDE
11 15 (27.78%) Apache Flex
11 15 (27.78%) HP
11 15 (27.78%) ISEB Practitioner
11 15 (27.78%) IBM
12 11 (20.37%) Test Automation
13 9 (16.67%) Automated Testing
14 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
15 5 (9.26%) Windows
15 5 (9.26%) HP UFT
15 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
15 5 (9.26%) Cucumber
15 5 (9.26%) SDLC
16 4 (7.41%) Gherkin
16 4 (7.41%) .NET
16 4 (7.41%) LoadRunner

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Automation Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Automation Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.85%) Big Data
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 47 (87.04%) Selenium
2 21 (38.89%) WebDriver
3 16 (29.63%) SoapUI
4 15 (27.78%) Selenium IDE
5 5 (9.26%) HP UFT
5 5 (9.26%) Cucumber
6 4 (7.41%) LoadRunner
7 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.70%) OpenSTA
8 2 (3.70%) Rational Robot
8 2 (3.70%) JIRA
9 1 (1.85%) Maven
9 1 (1.85%) JMeter
9 1 (1.85%) TestComplete
9 1 (1.85%) WinRunner
9 1 (1.85%) JUnit
9 1 (1.85%) Ranorex
General
1 2 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.78%) Apache Flex
2 4 (7.41%) Gherkin
2 4 (7.41%) .NET
3 3 (5.56%) HTML
3 3 (5.56%) XML
3 3 (5.56%) CSS
4 1 (1.85%) SOAP
4 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (68.52%) Automation Testing
2 27 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (46.30%) Test Scripting
4 15 (27.78%) Test Planning
4 15 (27.78%) Non-Functional Testing
5 11 (20.37%) Test Automation
6 9 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 5 (9.26%) SDLC
8 3 (5.56%) Software Testing
8 3 (5.56%) Manual Testing
8 3 (5.56%) OO
8 3 (5.56%) Build Automation
8 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.56%) Keyword-Driven Testing
9 2 (3.70%) V-Model
9 2 (3.70%) Project Management
9 2 (3.70%) System Testing
9 2 (3.70%) Integration Testing
10 1 (1.85%) TDD
10 1 (1.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 46 (85.19%) Java
2 23 (42.59%) C#
2 23 (42.59%) SQL
3 1 (1.85%) Ruby
3 1 (1.85%) Python
3 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.85%) C++
3 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (35.19%) ISEB
2 17 (31.48%) Degree
3 15 (27.78%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (7.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (35.19%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) HP
1 15 (27.78%) IBM
2 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) Apple
3 2 (3.70%) Google
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